Discover colorful basil seed drinks & desserts
Similar to the reknown chia seeds but with a special twist!
These mind-blowing, all natural colors and flavors are available:
- Butterfly Pea Powder (Net weight: 50g/1.8oz)
- Hibiscus Flower Powder (Net weight: 75g/2.6oz)
- Beet Root Powder (Net weight: 100g/3.6oz)
- Blueberry Powder (Net weight: 50g/1.8oz)
- Turmeric Root Powder (Net weight: 75g/2.6oz)
- Spinach Powder (Net weight: 50g/1.8oz)
- Raspberry Powder (Net weight: 50g/1.8oz)
- Charcoal Powder (Net weight: 75g/2.6oz)
- Rose Powder (Net weight: 50g/1.8oz)
- “I want them all” Bundle (10 packs of sweet basil seeds + all 10 natural food dye powders above)
Each flavor comes with a pack of 55g/2oz freshly harvested basil seeds
- Pure Basil Seeds (Raw & Fresh – 100% Vegan)
- Freshly harvested & cultivated from the most reknown Basil farm in India
- Makes delicious Falooda/Faluda Ice creams, Tokhme Sharbati, Basil jellos, or refreshing and cleansing Basil Drinks!
- A delicious way to cleanse the intestinal tract, curb appetite, prevent food cravings
- Good source of Antioxidants & Digestive Enzymes
Using basil seeds in beverages has been popular in Asia for quite some time now, now we bring these little wonderseeds to all corners of the globe, bundled with our amazing natural food dyes for an extra special experience.
Soaking basil seeds in water for a couple of minutes, watching the mesmerizing process of those little black seeds soaking up the water and turning into jelly is fascinating on its own BUT add half a teaspoon of the organic food dyes (you can select your favorite flavor/color above) will turn the tasteless seeds into delicious, colorful beverages for all ages!
Besides having numerous health benefits (see below) they allow you to create the most intresting refreshments and cocktails. The magic trick is soaking them in water, then you can use them in any beverage or dessert you can think of (see samples on the right hand side). They’re deliciously fun to drink/eat as they get a jelly like consistency but do not contain any powdered gelatin, flavorings, sugars or artificial sweeteners. This makes the perfect alternative to gelatin/pudding as it’s 100% natural and actually good for you.
With our “Naturally Colorful Basil Seeds” you have the choice between organic blue, red, yellow, green, pink, magenta, black and rosé or a combination of these by mixing them together.
This product is exclusive to Bluechai and ships worldwide via priority registered airmail by Deutsche Post DHL – get your colorful basil seeds now and be amazed!
How to use basil seeds?
- Make basil seeds part of your daily tea or milk
- Mix basil seeds in yogurt and eat it directly
- Make a lassi with yogurt and honey and add basil seeds to it
- Add Basil seeds to Rooh afza, Nimbu pani or lemon water, etc.
- Sprinkle some basil seeds on your salads.
- Add basil seeds to your smoothies and blend them or add them at last to your smoothies to give them a nice flavor.
- Basil seeds tend to lower estrogen levels. So, they should not be eaten by pregnant women.
- Don’t give them to very small kids. If they are unable to swallow properly, they could choke due to these basil seeds.
Processed in: Germany – Product of Germany – Country of Origin: India
Product name: Sweet basil seeds whole (Ocimum basilicum L. – Basilici Sem. tot)
Basil Seeds, also titled Tukmaria Seeds, are extremely appraised in a lot of Asian countries for their flavor and health qualities and are part of a well-balanced diet. Basil seeds can strengthen our immune system, improve our metabolic process and aid scale down stress and mental tensity.
Soaking the seeds in water turns them gelatinous – making them perfect for puddings and sweets. In Asia, they’re oftentimes part of beverages. This would be a genuine elixir if they weren’t generally served with too much and unnecessary sugar. In the US and Asia, practical beverages with seeds such as chia and basil are an progressive and increasing trend.
Basil is linked to the chia plant and has related attributes. Here, the basil is acknowledged primarily as a kitchen herb.
Different cultures such as the Indian, have been using the basil seeds since ancient times, as in the tradition of Ayurveda. Refreshing, chilling, energizing.
Basil, also known as royal herb, has been cultured in India for over 5000 years. To a lesser extent known in our lines of latitude than the fragrant basil leaves are the basil seeds. These are alike in appearance and properties to the more popular chia seeds. No wonder, Chia is, so to speak, the South American “cousin” of basil.
The basil seeds soaked in water are highly valued in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine for their healing properties and their filling activity. And like their cousin chia, basil seeds are also considered a Superfood! The seeds themselves are flavorless, but the aroma of our all organic food coloring powders give them a very special touch.
Benefits of Basil seeds/Benefits of Sabja seeds:
Basil seeds for weight loss:
Basil seeds expand many more times, about 15 to 20 times more than their original size when soaked in the water. When you eat these basil seeds, they fill up your stomach and suppress your appetite. You will not feel hungry for a long duration after eating Sabja seeds. Benefits of basil seeds for weight loss are also due to the high fiber content of these seeds. As they are very rich in fiber, they help in secretion of excess cholesterol from the liver in the form of bile juice. This helps us to get rid of cholesterol that leads to excess weight.
You can either mix basil seeds in water and drink it directly. You can also add these soaked sabja seeds to your milk or yogurt and drink it. This makes basil seeds drink very yummy and you lose weight at the same time.
Benefits of basil seeds for constipation:
Basil seeds are highly rich in fiber. This makes them ideal as a remedy for constipation. They help in easy passage of the stools. They cleanse your colon very effectively.
You need to soak about 1 to 2 spoons of Sabja seeds in a glass of water at night. Wait for 10 to 15 minutes and you will notice that these seeds swell up. Then drink this sabja seed water at night and go to bed. Do this daily for a week or so. You will notice that you will no longer suffer from constipation after a week. Basil seeds help in clearing up toxins from your intestines.
Benefits of basil seeds for hair:
Basil seeds are very nutritive and they contain many essential nutrients like vitamin k, proteins, and iron. You all know that our hair is made up of proteins. We also need sufficient levels of iron in our body to maintain hemoglobin levels. This ensures proper blood supply to our hair. Adequate blood supply to the hair and protein in the sabja seeds ensure healthy growth of the hair.
You will no longer suffer from hair loss, hair thinning, dry and rough hair if you take sabja seeds regularly in your diet. Just add 1 or spoons of basil seeds to your milk daily. It’s just that easy. You don’t even need to do any special preparation to have basil seeds for hair growth.
Sabja seeds cool down our body:
Sabja seeds have the ability to soak up the heat from our body. During the scorching summer months, we suffer from the excessive heat outside. This makes us really very dehydrated and tired. We won’t be able to concentrate on any work properly.
Improves mental health:
Benefits of basil seeds on mental health are countless. Basil seeds are known to treat many mental health conditions from ages. Basil seeds contain many medicinal substances that help to control mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, and stress.
Just start using basil seeds in your milk or yogurt daily. You can even make a lassi by blending yogurt with honey. Then add Basil seeds to your lassi and drink daily. This satiates your sweet tooth, makes you feel full and also makes you very healthy both physically and psychologically.
Benefits of basil seeds for oral health:
Basil seeds contain many substances which have antimicrobial properties. They kill bacteria and viruses very efficiently. They reduce any inflammation in the mouth like Glossitis.
Dental caries or tooth decay is mainly caused due to bacteria and viruses that destroy our teeth. If you chew basil seeds regularly, you will not develop dental caries or tooth decay. Your mouth will also become fresh and it also eradicates halitosis or bad breath.
Basil seeds as an antioxidant:
Basil seeds contain beta-carotene and vitamin A in sufficient amounts. They are very good antioxidants. They fight the harmful free radicals in our body. Thye help in preventing premature aging.
Basil seeds help us get rid of wrinkles, fine lines and all other signs of aging. Due to their antioxidant effects, Basil seeds are also good for heart and brain health.
Basil seeds have potent antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Due to these properties, they help us get rid of cold, flu, sore throat very quickly. Just warm up some water. Squeeze some lemon juice, add a spoon of basil seeds and a spoon of honey to it. Just drink this lemon basil seeds tea to cure your cold and flu naturally and very fast.
The Basil plant originally belongs to India. Tulsi or Basil plant is found in each and every home of India. People worship Tulsi plant like a Goddess. They use Tulsi plant regularly as part of many home remedies to cure various ailments. Basil seeds also have medicinal properties similar to the Basil leaves or Tulsi leaves.
Now Basil is being used in many other cuisines as well like Italy, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, etc. People from other parts of the world are also realizing the health benefits of sabja seeds and they are using it regularly.
Other names of Basil seeds:
Sabja or Basil seeds are known by many other names like Sabja seeds, Subja seeds, Falooda seeds, tukhamaria seeds, takmaria seeds, sweet basil seeds, Sabja ginjalu, Sabja vethai, Selashi Tukmaria, Thai basil seeds, holy basil seeds, hairy basil seeds, Tulsi seeds, etc
Basil seeds Nutrition facts:
Sabja seeds contain many vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin K, and folate. They are also rich in minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, and magnesium. They are also very rich in essential oils like Eugenol and Citronellol.
Basil seeds also contain many other substances with promoting our health like vicenin, orientin, beta carotene and lutein.
This is the time when the cooling effects of sabja seeds come into play. Just add few sabja seeds to any drink like milk, falooda, nimbu sherbet, room afza, etc. These drinks are very refreshing and they cool down your body at the same time. Drinking drinks mixed with sabja seeds is a very yummy and healthy way of fighting the summer sun.
Benefits of Sabja seeds for acidity:
Sabja seeds are very good for your stomach as well. Many people suffer from acidity these days due to the incorrect lifestyle choices. People eat more of junk food, spicy food, have a lot of stress, drink a lot of coffees and teas. All these things lead to severe acidity or heartburn problems.
Sabja seeds can provide instant relief for acidity. Just mix 2 spoons of sabja seeds in a glass of cold milk. Wait for few minutes and drink it. Both milk and sabja seeds have a cooling effect on your stomach. You will feel better within a matter of few minutes.
Benefits of basil seeds for diabetes:
Basil seeds are really very good for controlling Diabetes type 2. Many people ae developing type 2 diabetes hereditarily and due to heavy stress these days. But Basil seeds can come to your rescue.
Basil seeds regulate blood sugar levels very well. They are a low glycemic index food. Sabja seeds help you to feel satiated with very less food. They tend to raise blood sugar levels very slowly, which enables good control of blood sugar. Just add a spoon of basil seeds to your milk and drink daily. This helps you to keep your diabetes in check.
Benefits of sabja seeds for skin:
Sabja seeds are very beneficial for our skin. They make our skin glowing. You need to mix a powder of 1 to 2 spoons of basil seeds along with 100 ml of coconut oil. Warm the oil slightly and apply it to the skin.
You can use it over your face or other parts of your body. It is a very good moisturizing agent. It makes your skin smooth and supple like a baby. This combination of sabja seeds and coconut oil can also help you if you are suffering from diseases like psoriasis.
Basil seeds reduce cholesterol:
Basil seeds are rich in fiber. They enable secretion of unnecessary cholesterin in the body from the gall made by the liver. This aids to reduce the cholesterin level in the body.
A lot of ailments like coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke are caused due to unnecessary cholesterin and diabetes. Basil seeds aid to restraint both of them and prevent such troubles.
Benefits of basil seeds for infection control:
Basil seeds are a fine source of substances that control infections like bacterial and viral infections. Studies conducted by scientists have proved that basil seeds have the power to control infections of the genitourinary tract like infections of the bladder and infections of the vagina.
Basil seeds as insect repellent:
When basil seeds are crushed and mixed with coconut oil, they act as excellent insect repellants. Insect fly away from your home if you spray this mixture at the corners of your home or place this in a container near corners of the rooms.
Basil seeds detoxify body:
Basil seeds can detoxicate our body very well. They take away all the toxins from the body through various ways. Sabja seeds aid in taking away toxins through bowels, kidneys, and so forth. They even remedy conditions like gastrointestinal disorder due to their detoxifying attributes.
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- An investigation of the storage and biosynthesis of phenylpropenes in sweet basil
- Effects of mycorrhizal colonization and fertilization on growth and photosynthesis of sweet basil under salt stress
- Effect of using fenugreek, parsley and sweet basil seeds as feed additives on the performance of broiler chickens
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- Determination of antioxidant and radical scavenging activity of Basil (Ocimum basilicum L. Family Lamiaceae) assayed by different methodologies
- Antiviral activities of extracts and selected pure constituents of Ocimum basilicum
- Chemical composition and antioxidant capacity of free volatile aglycones from basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) compared with its essential oil
- Chemical variation in an Ocimum basilicum germplasm collection and activity of the essential oils on Callosobruchus maculatus